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Media (past 5 years)

April 2021

  • Marc Brisson interviewed by Radio-Canada: Peut-on se fier aux projections sur la COVID-19? [ Radio-Canada Info ]
  • Marc Brisson cited in La Presse: « Les différents cycles de la peur » [ La Presse ]

March 2021

  • Marc Brisson interviewed on the 24/60 program hosted by Anne-Marie Dussault on Radio-Canada. Modélisation de l’impact potentiel d’un variant COVID-19 plus transmissible au Québec.
  • Marc Brisson interviewed in Le Devoir. Le variant britannique pourrait devenir prédominant à Montréal d’ici la fin mars. [ Le Devoir ]
  • Marc Brisson interviewed at Radio-Canada. Variants : le Grand Montréal pourrait voir 2000 cas par jour en mars et avril. [ Radio-Canada ]
  • Marc Brisson interviewed at CBC News. Quebecers in soon-to-be orange zones rejoice, but experts say province is moving too quickly. [ CBC News ]
  • Marc Brisson interviewed by Philippe Bonneville on radio 98.5 in Montreal. Projections de l’INSPQ pour le Grand Montréal | Les cas de COVID-19 pourraient doubler ou tripler d’ici deux mois. [ 98.5 Montreal ]

February 2021

Selected news stories on our modeling work on the impact of a more transmissible new COVID-19 variant in the Great Montreal

  • Provincial modelling says Quebec can cope with coronavirus variants if people follow the rules [ CBC News ]
  • Variants : Le Grand Montréal pourrait voir 2000 cas par jour en mars et avril [ Radio-Canada Info ]
  • 135 cas potentiels de variants au Québec: Hausse attendue des cas si la population ne respecte pas les mesures [ La Presse ]
  • Projections de l’INSPQ: Un variant pourrait d’abord frapper les écoles du Grand Montréal [ La Presse ]

February 2021

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February 2020

SELECTED NEWS STORIES for our 2 recent articles published in The Lancet

Written news stories

  • Mass cervical cancer vaccine rollout could save 62 million lives in next 100 years [ The Guardian ]
  • WHO’s aggressive, three-part strategy aims to make cervical cancer a thing of the past [ The Washington Post ]
  • Le cancer du col de l’utérus éliminé d’ici 100 ans? [ le soleil ]
  • Le cancer du col de l’utérus pourrait être éliminé d’ici un siècle [ Radio-Canada ]
  • Le cancer du col de l’utérus pourrait être éliminé d’ici un siècle [ ULaval nouvelles ]

Interviews

December 2019

Percées scientifiques 2019: petit vaccin, gros effets [ le soleil ]

June 2019

International

  • HPV vaccine ‘offers chance’ of wiping out cervical cancer in rich countries [ The Guardian ]
  • HPV Vaccines Are Reducing Infections, Warts — and Probably Cancer [ The New York Times ]
  • HPV Vaccine Proving Very Successful [ The New York Times ]
  • Hopes raised of cervical cancer eradication [ BBC ]
  • Scientists say HPV vaccination will lead to a fall in cervical cancers : Marc Brisson, co-leader of the study, explains what their review found [ BBC Interview ]
  • Scientists predict end of cervical cancer fight [ The Times ]
  • Study shows major real-world impact of cervical cancer vaccines [ Reuters ]
  • HPV vaccine has significantly cut rates of cancer-causing infections [ New Scientist ]
  • Cervical cancer ‘could be eliminated’ by widespread HPV vaccination programmes, study finds [ Independent ]
  • Cervical cancer could be WIPED OUT within decades thanks to the HPV vaccine programme in schools, experts predict [ Daily Mail ]
  • HPV vaccine benefits ‘exceed expectations,’ may lead to elimination of cervical cancer [ NBC News ]
  • End cervical cancer? The HPV vaccine could do it, study suggests [ USA Today ]

National

  • HPV infection rates have fallen significantly following vaccination programs, study shows [ The Globe and Mail ]
  • HPV vaccine has major impact on reducing infections, cancer, study finds [ CBC ]
  • HPV vaccine could soon achieve ‘substantial reductions’ in cervical cancer cases: study [ Global News ]

Local

  • Le cancer du col de l’utérus pourrait être éradiqué grâce au vaccin contre le VPH [ Radio-Canada ]
  • La vaccination contre le VPH réduit considérablement les infections et les lésions précancéreuses du col de l’utérus [ Radio-Canada ICI Première ]
  • Bulletin de nouvelles du jeudi 27 juin 2019 [ Radio-Canada Téléjournal ]
  • Vers l’élimination du cancer du col de l’utérus [ La Presse ]
  • Vaccin contre le VPH: des résultats très encourageants [ Le Soleil ]

November 2016

Vaccination anti-VPH : Après les filles, les garçons [ Planète F ]

June 2016

Number cruncher: Using math to fight infectious diseases [ CIHR ]

June 2016

Understanding disease transmission through mathematics [ Compute Canada ]

March 2015

Study: HPV vaccination programs cut infections, anogenital warts [ CIDRAP News Scan for March 3, 2015 ]

February 2015

Jamais deux sans trois? Deux doses du vaccin contre le VPH suffiraient pour les campagnes destinées aux jeunes filles de moins de 15 ans [ Le Fil, February 26, 2015 ]

January 2015

2 HPV Vaccine Doses Rather than 3 Deemed Cost-Effective for Girls under 15 [ Scientific American, January 22, 2015 ]